Dr Chris Kiefer
|Post:||Lecturer in Music Technology (Music)|
|Location:||ARTS B B259|
|International:||+44 1273 877484|
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Chris Kiefer is a computer-musician and musical instrument designer, specialising in musician-computer interaction, physical computing, and machine learning. He performs with custom-made instruments including malleable foam interfaces, touch screen software, interactive sculptures and a modified self-resonating cello. Chris’ research often focuses on participatory design and development of interactive music systems in everyday settings, including digital instruments for children with disabilities, and development of the NETEM networked score system for musical ensembles. His work also concentrates on machine learning and signal processing for audio and interaction, with a particular emphasis on nonlinear and dynamical systems. He has developed and published games and instruments for mobile devices.
Previous research projects:
NETEM: Networking Technology and the Experience of Ensemble Music Making (AHRC Digital Transformations)
Smart E-Bikes (EPSRC)
Personal website: http://luuma.net
Lecturer in Music Technology
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I am a co-founder of Kurv Music, a startup company making wearable musical instruments. I am also a co-director of HiveSonics, who specialise in high peformance realtime mobile computing for audio.